Heron Goes to California!

Posted: April 3, 2018
Category: Newsletters
Tags: california, heron, water monitoring

This past March, David Mackie, Research and Development, Heron Instruments and Martin Carrier from Smartrek Technologies, enjoyed a very successful road trip through Southern California. They used this time to make contact with several local utility companies and water districts where they introduced these prospective clients to the jointly developed real time water monitoring system.  […]

“Hoppy” Easter

Posted: March 30, 2018
Category: Newsletters
Tags: easter

One of the many harbingers of spring in the Northern Hemisphere is the arrival of our favourite rabbit, the Easter Bunny.  His delivery of sweets and treats is eagerly anticipated by children the world over and Easter egg hunts and Easter egg rolls are organized everywhere! Here are some Easter facts you might not know: […]

OGWA Convention

Posted: March 28, 2018
Category: Newsletters
Tags: convention, meeting, new product, ogwa, vertical inspection camera

This past week, March 23 & 24, 2018, Heron Instruments participated in the 66th OGWA Convention held in Ottawa Ontario. As part of the trade show, we were able to highlight our newest addition to our product line, the dipper-See vertical inspection camera.  The product created a great deal of interest and excitement among the […]

World Fisheries Day 2017

Posted: November 21, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: climate change, fish, fisheries, sustainable, water

World Fisheries Day was established in 1997 to highlight the importance of fisheries around the world. This day seeks to draw attention to overfishing, habitat destruction and other serious threats to the sustainability of our aquatic resources. More than 25% of the world’s dietary protein is provided by fish with over 100 million metric tons […]

The International Children’s Peace Prize

Posted: October 24, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: children, international, peace prize

Since 2005, The Kids Rights Foundation has been awarding the International Children’s Peace Prize to a young person they feel should be recognized for their fierce efforts to improve the situation of the children in their environment and even the world.  This year, we have a Canadian nominee, Autumn Peltier. Autumn is a water advocate […]

Earth Science Week!

earth science week
Posted: October 6, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: earth, october, science

Earth Science Week is an international event which takes place during the second full week of October.  It has been observed since 1998 to help people gain a better understanding of the Earth Sciences and encourage stewardship of the Earth.  This year, Earth Science Week is highlighting the relationship between human activity and its effect […]

Green Consumer Day

Posted: September 28, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: consumer, golf, green, groundwater, recycling, water

The Greening of Golf In this age of global warming and record droughts, what, if anything, are golf courses doing to help alleviate the problem of dwindling groundwater reserves?  This is a tough question, and depending on who you ask, the responses are very different. In the American South West, the area of the country […]

National Clean Up Day 2017

clean up the world
Posted: September 16, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: clean, debris, garbage, north america, planet, responsibility, world

Clean up the World was a campaign that began in Australia in 1990 and was launched globally in 1993 with the support of the United Nations Environment Programme.  For 25 years it has been a day of action where community groups around the globe help protect and care for the environment. In conjunction with this […]

Canada 150!

Posted: July 1, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: 150, birthday, canada

July 1, 2017, the day Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Canada was settled in the early 1600’s by French and British fur traders with the first cities established being Quebec City in 1608 and Montreal in 1642. Canada remained a British colony until 1867, when the British North America Act, unifying the colonies […]

World Day to Combat Desertification – June 17th

Posted: June 17, 2017
Category: Newsletters
Tags: climate, desertification, deserts, migration, trees

“Our land. Our home. Our Future” This year’s theme is intended to draw attention to the role productive land can play in reducing the growing tide of migrants.  Mass migration is increasingly becoming an international emergency and creating many security issues throughout Europe.  100 of the 169 countries affected by desertification are setting targets to […]

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